A 21 May 2001 Briefing. “Growing up … in the American Jewish community, it was assumed that a basic part of what it means to be a Jew is to be concerned with universal human rights and social justice,” said Rabbi Arik Ascherman at a Center briefing on 21 May 2001. Ascherman is the Executive Director of Rabbis for Human Rights (RHR), an organization that defends the rights of Palestinians and Israelis through lobbying, “direct advocacy,” and “acts of civil disobedience.” Topics: Palestine Center, Rabbi Arik Ascherman, Israel, Nonviolent Resistance, audio, mp3
Dave Slesinger on Nonviolent Resistance“Nonviolent resistance (or nonviolent action) is the practice of achieving goals through symbolic protests, civil disobedience, economic or political noncooperation, satyagraha, and other methods, without using violence.”See Full Wikipedia Entry HEREVeteran activist Dave Slesinger will talk about the goals, effectiveness, and history of nonviolent resistance, particularly in the tradition of Mohandas Gandhi, as a mini seminar for 9/11 Truth... Topics: Dave Slesinger, nonviolent resistance, Mohandas Gandhi, civil disobedience
On the 22nd of September, the National Campaign for Nonviolent Resistance marched from the World Bank to the gates of the White House and demanded a meeting with President Obama.They wanted to discuss the impact of Obama's wars on climate change but were ignored. In response they blocked the White House gates and over a dozen were arrested.The National Campaign for Nonviolent Resistance was joined in this protest by some of the Beyond Extreme Energy (BXE) fasters from the ongoing protest at... Topics: dcdirectactionnews, National Campaign for Nonviolent Resistance, civil disobedience
Brian Terrell is headed to prison at the end of this month for having nonviolently protested drone wars. Brian is a co-coordinator of Voices for Creative Nonviolence. He discusses the immorality of drone wars and the protest and trial that have led to his incarceration. Topics: drones, drone wars, nonviolent resistance, voices for creative nonviolence, brian terrell
Video of National Campaign for Nonviolent Resistance civil disobediance at White House. Mostly about the wars in Iraq and Syria, but also with an added climate change agenda in solidarity with the People's Climate March and Flood Wall St. Topics: dcdirectactionnews, National Campaign for Nonviolent Resistance, civil disobediance, antiwar...
OccupySF, OccupyCal and other students Occupy Bank of America to protest the hike in tuition, the Bank Bail Outs, the lack of jobs for youth of America and the growing recession while the 1% continues to make profits and not paying their fair share. Stop corporate welfare, and partake in Shared Sacrifice... 'We Are The 99%' Students wanted to be heard and decided to Occupy the bank and set up a tent and sold it on Ebay to raise bail money. 'We are Peaceful people' 'Time for World Peace' PEACEcc Topics: ows, occupycal, occupysf, Sit-in, 'OWS', 'Occupy, Wall, Street', 'PEACE', Nonviolent Resistance,... Source: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P7yUKB0F7uE&feature=youtube_gdata
This clip is from the 28 minute educational DVD: Nonviolent Resistance on the Land. In April '05 in Bethlehem Daoud and Amal Nassar talk about Israel's attempt to confiscate land which has been in their family for generations. They are active in peace organizations including Tent of Nations which seeks to bring youth of various cultures together to build bridges of understanding, reconciliation, and peace. Youth from around the world are invited, especially from areas of conflict, together for... Topics: Tent of Nations, Nonviolent Resistance, Palestine, Israel, Bethlem, Christmas Lutheran, Occupation,...
At Beaver and Broad Street at 10:45 AM on November 17th, an impromptu dance party in the street is attacked by riot police. Unarmed protesters are beaten with batons and arrested.cc Topics: ows, OWS, occupy wall street, N17, November 17, police brutality, nonviolent resistance, police... Source: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xFIpAqZJGYQ&feature=youtube_gdata
November 17, 2011: At Beaver and Broad Street at 10:45 AM on November 17th, an impromptu dance party in the street is attacked by riot police. Unarmed protesters are beaten with batons and arrested.cc Topics: ows, OWS, occupy wall street, N17, November 17, police brutality, nonviolent resistance, police... Source: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xFIpAqZJGYQ&feature=youtube_gdata
This was recorded around 11:00 AM at the intersection of Beaver and William Streets in Downtown Manhattan, November 17, 2011cc Topics: ows, occupy, occupy wall street, ##occupy, police brutality, riot squad, civil disobedience,... Source: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C3Q1zHMdfBo&feature=youtube_gdata